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Healing Waters

Fly-fishing therapy saves self-esteem, marriages of wounded warriors.

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The Washington Conference at 50

Past National Commander William Burke's vision of a conference that would 'demonstrate to both the Congress and our executive and administrative leadership the size, scope and the importance of The American Legion' is still relevant today.

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Urban warfare in a rural setting

Nestled in the small town of Butlerville, Ind., is the Army’s premier urban-warfare training center.

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Friend or Foe?

Military power and economic ties complicate our relationship with China.

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Tailored for Space

Blue Star Banner company in rural Delaware takes pride in a legacy of accomplishments and patriotism.

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Get Smart

The nation's electrical grid needs a thorough reinvention for the 21st century.

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A successful season for the 76 Freedom Car

A successful season for the 76 Freedom Car

ASA Challenge Series Rookie of the Year trophy now on display at National Headquarters.

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Tune in live for the Commander's Call

Tune in live for the Commander's Call

The Commander's Call of the 50th American Legion Washington Conference will be streamed live on www.legion.org Tuesday, March 2, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

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Legion fights for GI Bill changes

Legion fights for GI Bill changes

Currently, the Post-9/11 GI Bill won't cover vocational courses or on-the-job training offered at non-degree granting institutions. The American Legion hopes to fix that.

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Making a difference in many ways

Making a difference in many ways

DSO school covers legislation, disability evaluations, claims appeals and advocacy training.

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Taking history on the road

Taking history on the road

A former Emil A. Blackmore Museum exhibit at The American Legion National Headquarters has moved to Kentucky to entertain a new generation in a historic American setting.

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NSFR: Operation Military Family Outreach

NSFR: Operation Military Family Outreach

The American Legion's National Security/Foreign Relations Division continued its Operation Military Family Outreach (OFMO) initiative by attending a recent conference in Arlington, Va.

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Legion Player of the Year from Wisconsin

Legion Player of the Year from Wisconsin

Tyler Jacobson from Oneida, Wis., recently received the George W. Rulon American Legion Baseball Player of the Year.

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Baseball seeks permanent Series site

Baseball seeks permanent Series site

A permanent site will enable the Legion to eliminate unexpected transportation expenses and focus on building relationships and game attendance.

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Catching up with Albert Pujols

Catching up with Albert Pujols

Three-time National League MVP and Legion Baseball alum shares his inspiration and motivation.

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Legion attends event for military families

Legion attends event for military families

To confront the challenges facing military families, a group of public and private sector leaders, including an American Legion representative, met in Jacksonville, Fla., last month for a discussion event.

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Using Thomas: An easy guide

Using Thomas: An easy guide

New how-to section makes it easier to navigate through Library of Congress site.

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Still making a difference after 50 years in D.C.

Still making a difference after 50 years in D.C.

National commander's 1960 vision for a more unified voice in the nation's capital launched a lasting series of high-profile Legion gatherings.

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DSO school kicks off Tuesday

DSO school kicks off Tuesday

Four-day training session includes new focus on women veterans issues.

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Freedom Car falters at Daytona

Freedom Car falters at Daytona

Daytona International Speedway was not so kind to driver Jerick Johnson and The American Legion/David Law Firm 76 Freedom Car.

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Battle of the Bulge routes retraced

Battle of the Bulge routes retraced

Twenty-three-kilometer march in Belgium pays tribute to one of World War II's bloodiest - and most significant - engagements.

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'A Pledge to Service'

'A Pledge to Service'

New video targeting younger generation of veterans soon available through National Headquarters.

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Petzel sworn in as VA's health under secretary

Petzel sworn in as VA's health under secretary

Longtime VA employee brings decades of service in health-care industry to position.

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Casualties count

Casualties count

Americans often make the mistake of judging a war's success by the number of Americans who die fighting it.

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Taking care of business

Taking care of business

Legion to host Small Business Task Force seminar during Washington Conference.

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Washington Conference 2010 schedule

Washington Conference 2010 schedule

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The NEF: Veterans helping veterans

The NEF: Veterans helping veterans

Hurricanes and other natural disasters can strike instantly. When they do, The American Legion's National Emergency Fund is there to help Legionnaires.

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Education a priority for the Legion

Education a priority for the Legion

Each year, The American Legion offers scholarships to provide young people the opportunity to pursue higher education.

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21st Century Pinup Girl

21st Century Pinup Girl

Legion post gives wings to effort that has raised thousands of dollars for VA and DoD hospitals.

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76 Freedom Car captures top-5 finish.

76 Freedom Car captures top-5 finish.

Freezing temperatures don't stop Jerich Johnson from a strong performance at the New Smyma Speedway.

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